Daniel Mays

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Mays is unobtrusively brilliant as Wildeblood

Julia Raeside
The Guardian on Against the Law

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It’s perhaps no surprise that Daniel Mays [...] achieves in Aston’s slow-moving actions and speech, culminating in his sad, dazed recollection of his brutal psychiatric treatment, the most affecting moments of the night.

Dominic Cavendish
The Telegraph on The Caretaker

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Nominated for a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in 2017

[...] but it is Mays's performance –twitching with leftover, unresolved tension – that leaves the lasting mark.

Sarah Carson
Radio Times on The Caretaker

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It’s a mesmerising, screen-owning, hit-the-big-time performance from Mays

Sam Wollaston
The Guardian on Line of Duty

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Mays brought an extraordinary mix of intensity and vulnerability to this most manipulative of hard men.

Gerard O'Donovan
The Telegraph on Line of Duty

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Mays is captivating as the dodgy, hugely ambitious Kidd, with all his comic talent and inexhaustible energy on full display.

Christopher Hart
The Sunday Times on The Red Lion

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Haunting and affecting, with a particularly compelling performance from Mays as the vulnerable but angry Eddie.

Terry Ramsey
The Telegraph on Public Enemies

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